Best of the Left Podcast : (2013/09/21) Just say no to empire (Foreign Policy)

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Edition #757

Just say no to empire

Ch. 1: Intro - Theme: A Fond Farewell, Elliott Smith 

Ch. 2: Act 1: America First - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 07-11-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Don't waste your breath - Colour Me Wednesday

Ch. 4: Act 2: 1953 Iran Coup - CIA Finally Admits Role - The Young Turks - Air Date: 08-20-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: My country - Nahko and Medicine for the People

Ch. 6: Act 3: Credibility is Priceless - Rachel Maddow - Air Date: 08-19-13

Ch. 7: Song 3: Credibility - SL Sheehan

Ch. 8: Act 4: We Like War! - George Carlin - Air Date: 09-11-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: We're simple minds - Club 8

Ch. 10: Act 5: Why Do Some Countries Hate America? - The Young Turks - Air Date: 08-26-13

Ch. 11: Song 5: As time goes by (Complete Vocal) - Max Steiner & Dooley Wilson

Ch. 12: Act 6: The Cost of Perpetual War! - Thom Hartmann - Air Date: 06-12-13

Ch. 13: Song 6: Lost the war - Paper Lions

Ch. 14: Act 7: Veterans for Peace - UnFuck it Up Project

Ch. 15: Song 7: I didn't fuck it up - Katie Goodman

Ch. 16: Act 8: Bill O'Reilly: Fight Evil Through Syria Strikes - The Young Turks - Air Date: 09-05-13

Ch. 17: Song 8: City on a hill - Flatfoot 56

Ch. 18: Act 9: Jettisoning Our Citizen Army - Moyers And Company - Air Date 9-6-13

Final comments responding to Natasha from LA about the war on drugs

Closing Music:

Here We Are - Patrick Park

Bonus Clip:

How the War on Drugs Started - The Young Turks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whaGST64Bo4

Nixon's war on drugs article being discussed:

http://www.truth-out.org/archive/item/92012:the-fraudulent-criminalization-of-marijuana 

Activism:

http://www.veteransforpeace.org 

http://midwestactionagainstdrones.wordpress.com 

http://www.veteransforpeace.org/files/2313/7849/7383/oct72013flyer.pdf 

Information for this segment can be found at:

http://www.globalpolicy.org/us-military-expansion-and-intervention/26024.html 

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/09/2013916112039335994.html 

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/15959-anti-drone-movement-grows-ethics-legality-and-effectiveness-of-drone-killings-doubted 

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/the-cycle/52766390#52766390 

http://katiespeak.com/2012/05/27/awaken/ 

http://www.policymic.com/articles/62023/10-chemical-weapons-attacks-washington-doesn-t-want-you-to-talk-about 

http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2013/6/5/must_watch_2008_debate_un_ambassador_nominee_samantha_power_vs_jeremy_scahill 

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/09/201391710431753950.html 

Sponsored by the UnFuck it Up Project: https://www.facebook.com/KatieGoodmansUnFItUp 

Katie Goodman, creator: http://katiegoodman.com 

Katie Klabusich, director: http://katiespeak.com 

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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